Search results for "1979"
Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Going the Distance
IMDb: 6.8
90

Canadian documentary film directed by Paul Cowan about the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

Genre: Documentary
Eighteen Years, to the Sea

Eighteen Years, to the Sea

Eighteen Years, to the Sea
IMDb: 7.1
110

Kei and Atsuo were both enrolled in summer school. Kei was an honor student, and Atsuo was the polar opposite – but opposites attract. After school, the two head to…

Genre: Drama
Einstein’s Universe

Einstein’s Universe

Einstein’s Universe
IMDb: 7.4
118

A documentary produced in 1979 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein. Narrated and hosted by Peter Ustinov and written by Nigel Calder.

Genre: Documentary
Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent
IMDb: 5.3
91

Sayoko is desperate to bear a child of her own, but her live-in boyfriend Shinsaku strenuously objects to the idea. One day, someone leaves behind a six-year-old child at their…

Genre: Comedy
The Shogun Assassins

The Shogun Assassins

The Shogun Assassins
IMDb: 5.9
148

This is a film about a real person. Sanada Yukimura fought a war against Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Genre: Action, Drama
Youth – Part II

Youth – Part II

Youth – Part II
IMDb: N/A
111

Isamu, a star athlete in high school, becomes a race cyclist. He wins his debut races, but soon his opponents see through his lack of strategy and beat him easily….

Genre: Drama
The Quatermass Conclusion

The Quatermass Conclusion

The Quatermass Conclusion
IMDb: N/A
102

Influenced by the social and geopolitical situation of the early nineteen-seventies and the hippie youth movement of the late nineteen-sixties, Quatermass is set in a near future in which large…

Hurricane

Hurricane

Hurricane
IMDb: N/A
120

The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid…

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Tourist Trap

Tourist Trap

Tourist Trap
IMDb: 6.2
90

After their car breaks down, a group of young travelers find themselves stranded at a roadside museum run by the mysterious Mr. Slausen and populated by his collection of supernatural…

Genre: Horror
The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror
IMDb: 6.3
117

George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of…

Genre: Horror
Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love

Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love

Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love
IMDb: 7.5
97

A young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again, and this time it will be a son. However, the…

Genre: Drama
Christmas Lilies of the Field

Christmas Lilies of the Field

Christmas Lilies of the Field
IMDb: 6.1
100

Sometime after the events in ‘Lilies of the Field’ (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have taken in a group of homeless…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Fast Break

Fast Break

Fast Break
IMDb: 6.2
107

David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who…

Genre: Comedy
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie
IMDb: 7.3
98

A collection of Warner Brothers short cartoon features, “starring” the likes of Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and Wile.E.Coyote. These animations are interspersed by Bugs Bunny reminiscing on past events and…

The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone

The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone

The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone
IMDb: 6.9
48

The Flintstones and Rubbles win a trip on “Make a Deal or Don’t” to Count Rockula’s castle in Rocksylvania where they have an unpleasant meeting with the Count and his…

Game For Vultures

Game For Vultures

Game For Vultures
IMDb: 4.6
113

The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.

Genre: Action
Poto and Cabengo

Poto and Cabengo

Poto and Cabengo
IMDb: 7.2
77

Documentary by Jean-Pierre Gorin about twin girls who spontaneously developed their own unique language as children.

Genre: Documentary
The Woman with Red Hair

The Woman with Red Hair

The Woman with Red Hair
IMDb: 6
73

Kozo and his colleague rape their boss’s daughter and have sex with an unnamed woman.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Disco Godfather

Disco Godfather

Disco Godfather
IMDb: 5.4
93

Retired cop and celebrity DJ Tucker Williams (aka The Disco Godfather) takes to the streets as a dangerous hallucinogenic drug called Angel Dust begins to take hold of the neighborhood.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Dominique

Dominique

Dominique
IMDb: 5.4
95

The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death.

Gas Pump Girls

Gas Pump Girls

Gas Pump Girls
IMDb: 4.8
86

June and her friends take over a service station formerly run by her uncle. They perform every trick in the book to attract the customers.

Genre: Comedy
An American Christmas Carol

An American Christmas Carol

An American Christmas Carol
IMDb: 6.9
98

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of…

Arabian Adventure

Arabian Adventure

Arabian Adventure
IMDb: 5.8
98

An evil caliph (Christopher Lee) offers his daughter’s hand in marriage to a prince if he can complete a perilous quest for a magical rose. Helped by a young boy…

Ashanti

Ashanti

Ashanti
IMDb: 5.4
118

Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Bitch

The Bitch

The Bitch
IMDb: 3.5
89

The owner of a trendy disco starts having problems with the men in her life and the Mafia, which is trying to move in on her place.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Brood

The Brood

The Brood
IMDb: 6.9
92

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist’s therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the…

City on Fire

City on Fire

City on Fire
IMDb: 4.1
106

A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.

Genre: Action
The Champ

The Champ

The Champ
IMDb: 6.9
121

The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago…

Genre: Drama, Family
The Dark

The Dark

The Dark
IMDb: 4.3
92

At night the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail are a TV reporter, the father of one of the victims, and…

The Great American Girl Robbery

The Great American Girl Robbery

The Great American Girl Robbery
IMDb: 4.2
87

A busload containing three cheerleading teams from three different schools who are heading to compete against each other is hijacked by terrorists and the girls are kidnapped.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Fast Company

Fast Company

Fast Company
IMDb: 5.5
91

An early departure from director David Cronenberg’s canon of visceral horror, 1979’s Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack…

Genre: Drama
Escape to Athena

Escape to Athena

Escape to Athena
IMDb: 5.7
125

During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don’t want only their freedom, but they also seek for…

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Firepower

Firepower

Firepower
IMDb: 5
104

A mercenary is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal, a woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

Genre: Action, Adventure
Eagle’s Wing

Eagle’s Wing

Eagle’s Wing
IMDb: 5.9
111

Two men, an aging Native American and a ne’er-do-well trapper from North America, race to claim the stallion Eagle’s Wing in antebellum Mexico, meeting marauded stagecoach travelers and garrisoned Mexicans…

Genre: Drama, Western
Fascination

Fascination

Fascination
IMDb: 6.1
80

A thief seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva and Elizabeth. The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult…

Genre: Drama, Horror
A Force of One

A Force of One

A Force of One
IMDb: 5.2
90

Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.

Chilly Scenes of Winter

Chilly Scenes of Winter

Chilly Scenes of Winter
IMDb: 7.1
92

Charles is a bored civil servant struggling through a harsh Utah winter. He spends most of his time reflecting on his romance with Laura, a coworker who left Charles to…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The In-Laws

The In-Laws

The In-Laws
IMDb: 7.3
103

In preparation for his daughter’s wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom’s father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag…

Kramer vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer
IMDb: 7.8
105

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now…

Genre: Drama
Last Embrace

Last Embrace

Last Embrace
IMDb: 6.1
102

Secret agent Harry Hannan suffers a mental breakdown when a botched mission in Mexico results in the death of his wife. He is sent to a mental asylum, after which…